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A systematic review of continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome

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We conducted a systematic review of current evidence on the effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS). The primary outcomes were subjective sleepiness, using Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and objective sleepiness using Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) and Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT). Mean difference (MD) in endpoints was used to compare CPAP to usual care, placebo and dental devices. The analys...

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10.1016/j.smrv.2009.02.004

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Sleep Medicine Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Pages:
427-436
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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ISSN:
1087-0792
Language:
English
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pubs:92641
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pubs:92641
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92641
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2012-12-19

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